Dr Adrian McCallum

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Dr Adrian McCallum


Senior Lecturer, Geotechnical Engineering; Adventure STEM Advocate

BSc(Hons) NSW, BE(Hons) W.Aust., GradDip(Meteorology) BoM, PhD Cantab

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Dr Adrian McCallum


Dr Adrian McCallum is a Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at USC and:

  • A Specialist in remote area science and engineering
  • An accomplished leader and manager across a diverse range of endeavours
  • Has extensive experience in the collection and analysis of scientific and engineering data
  • Is a leader and manager of projects in remote regions of the world including the Arctic, Himalaya and Antarctica

Core competencies

  • Leadership, project management and team building skills; ability to communicate with all levels
  • Relationship builder; wide ranging experience in managing diverse defence, infrastructure, scientific and engineering projects
  • Collection, analysis and communication of technical scientific and engineering data
  • Experience in industrial relations, equal opportunity and health and safety issues


  • Menzies Engineering Scholarship—2007
  • Best Paper—2006 Cold Regions Engineering Conference
  • Centenary Medal—contribution to 2001 Army Alpine Association Everest Expedition

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